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Old 03-17-10, 08:58 PM
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Free Shoes- Chrome?

http://www.trackosaurusrex.com/pblog...y100317-135549

Anyone got additional information on this stunt?
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Old 03-17-10, 09:08 PM
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Nothing on the Chrome website. Assume scam until proven otherwise.
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Old 03-17-10, 09:14 PM
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it is true

http://www.facebook.com/chromebags.s...d=400163385890

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For all those confused, here's the info one more time: We're doing a "Turds For Gold" Shoe Exchange and, as of this morning, sending a FREE PAIR OF CHROME SHOES to anyone that sends us a crappy, worn-out pair of kicks. The exchange is two days ONLY and packages MUST be postmarked by 3/18 to qualifiy. In your ship..."
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Old 03-17-10, 09:53 PM
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oh yeah, facebook makes it true. this would be all over Chrome's website if it wasn't a scam.
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Old 03-18-10, 09:02 AM
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just got off the phone with them- it is real
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just got off the phone with them- it is real
Thanks, I did send in an old set of shoes today.
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Old 03-18-10, 04:07 PM
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Just sent mine in....
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Old 03-18-10, 07:22 PM
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Me, too. I am pretty sure it's real.
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Old 03-18-10, 11:31 PM
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24hrs too late
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http://www.chromebagsstore.com/event...04/06/tfgrecap

On March 17th, we posted a message on the Chrome Facebook Fan Page announcing to anyone who'd read it, that if they shipped us a pair of shoes from their closet and had the package postmarked by the 18th, that we would, in turn, send them a free pair of Chrome shoes.
Having recently started making footwear for the harsh demands of city living, we wanted to give the general public the opportunity to discover for themselves just how incredible these shoes are. We expected to see somewhere in the neighborhood of 500 pairs being donated. We’ve been receiving shoes for over a week now from all over the world. Enough to fill up an entire 40 foot long container and then some. Lets just say it’s probably close to ten times as many as we expected.
Turns out the interweb is a incredible means of communication. Who knew? Given the overwhelming response, we’re now going to be giving 500 pairs of shoes to the local St. Vincent de Paul, recycling close to 1,000 pair that can no longer be worn, distributing several hundreds ourselves to those currently living on the streets here in San Francisco and an additional 3,000+ will be going to Haiti with the help of the Soles4Souls organization.
Many thanks to all who participated in this program and donated their shoes! Everyone that is located in the U.S., we'll begin shipping at the end of this week so expect to see some new shoes in the mail in the next few weeks! For all international shipments, expect to see something within the month.
The following photos are a quick snapshot from the past two weeks of what resulted in an amazing experience that we'll never forget...
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That's awesome. I sent two pairs that day. I can't wait to see what they send back..
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Damn I wish I would have seen this. I think Chrome is a good company.
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That's awesome. I sent two pairs that day. I can't wait to see what they send back..
They will be a set of Kursk.
http://www.chromebagsstore.com/shoes/kursk.html?c=123

PS - You were only allowed one pair per person.
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Got mine today:
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Old 04-16-10, 06:03 PM
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Got mine today:
Wow those are ARNHEMs which are $90 on the website- did you request those?

I would asked for Midways if I known
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No, I just asked for size 13
Perfect fit for me.
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cool- i've yet to receive mine but I very much prefer lowtops so we will see what I get. How is the construction?
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Expect to get a pair of Kursk shoes. Unless of course you have Sasquatch sized feet like 10 wheels.
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I got mine yesterday. They sent me a pair of Midways. Love them so far. Wish I had gone up maybe a half size. Ordered a 10 but they are pretty narrow. Maybe a 10.5 woulda been better.
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just got mine- Kursk size 11 Olive and i love them but they are a bit narrow but man they feel like they might just last a lifetime. I can't get over the fact that they were free
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